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Pigalle Sandton

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Maude Street, Sandton | Shop UO9 4th Floor Michelangelo Towers, Sandton, South Africa
+27 11 884 8899
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11:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Destin, Florida
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I had a group of about ten business associates at dinner. The food was fantastic but a dinner should not take in excess of three hours for two courses, a starter and a main. Good super, the service was very poor.

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Thank Richard s
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The waiters and hostess were friendly. The food was excellent and very filling and presentation on point! The deco was modern and offered a romantic setting...

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Basel, Switzerland
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71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I came with colleagues for a dinner. Nice various starters with tasty oysters. Wine is good at reasonable price. I took fish as main dish but was little over cooked. Nice atmosphere if you like restaurants in malls but it's difficult in Johannesburg to find restaurants out of malls. You can go for it, service is good and efficient.

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Toronto, Canada
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65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Centrally located, very nice decor, noisy when it's full. Good service, when it's not busy. But food quality is average. The wine selection is very good. There are other eateries in town with much better quality. I don't understand how come it's rated as one of the top ten restaurants by tripadvisor.

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Harare
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a very classy and cozy restaurant. It is next to the skywalk (footbridge) from the Sandton Convention Center to the Nelson Mandela square. Ask for their red wine

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Melbourne, Australia
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128 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was taken here as my goodbye lunch before heading back to Australia. The staff were so fabulous, absolutely 5 star service. I really wanted to try ostrich before I left, but didn't want the full steak of it in case I didn't like. We asked the waiter if there was any type of entree with ostrich. He went to... More 

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Thank Mshelzy007
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148 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not many places of this calibre will take an advance phone order for a speciality dish to be ready at a specific time - but Pigalle did! Super setting, great food, fantastic staff!

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Thank Michael W
Toronto, Canada
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Visited this restaurant twice, once in August and once in mid-September, and both times were very pleased with the ambience, food, and service. It is certainly an attractive room and the meals were not only beautifully plated, but tasted very good as well. The highlight, however, was the service. In many places we visited in South Africa we found the... More 

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Pigalle R, Manager at Pigalle Sandton, responded to this review

Your feedback is much appreciated. Thank you for the review, its always lovely to hear from our international guests. Please visit us again and thank you for selecting our establishment for your culinary experience :) More 

Sandton, South Africa
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Had reservations and were treated like royalty! I was so impressed with the amazing service and warm welcome. Our waiter was most friendly and perfect timing to remove plates and check on us. Warm atmosphere and very comfortable. Food was absolutely devine! I would dine here anytime and would recommend Pigalle to anyone.. Whether business dinner, romance or just a... More 

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Thank renev855
Pigalle R, Manager at Pigalle Sandton, responded to this review

Thank you for your recommendation! We are pleased that you were impressed by the service and we are glad that the staff treated you like royalty. Indeed our business dinners, occasion celebrations and romantic settings are very popular. We look forward to your next visit! More 

Ascot, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Great location just of Nelson Mandela Square, with a choice of both inside and alfresco dining. Great menu with lots of choice. I have been to Pigalle twice on this 10 day trip and it was very good on both occasions. Service is very good, food is delivered in a timely fashion and the quality is excellent. Well worth a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $50
Cuisine
Seafood, International, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maude Street, Sandton | Shop UO9 4th Floor Michelangelo Towers, Sandton, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Sandton
  • Phone Number: +27 11 884 8899
Description
Located in the Michelangelo Towers at the Nelson Mandela Square, Pigalle Sandton has become a benchmark in urban-chic dining where government and business men and women swarm to wine and dine like kings and queens. The venue reflects the Goncalves brother's Mediterranean flair for life with its sumptuous vibe, specializing in exceptional seafood and superb international cuisine. There is something extraordinary for every palate at Pigalle with a sensational menu including impeccably prepared meat, fish and poultry dishes. Pigalle Sandton showcases elegant decor which sets a chic, up market ambience as well as successfully exhibiting and almost decadent yet exceptionally impressive urban-Baroque flavour. Lavish imported Italian fabrics, rich timber and gilded frames complete the opulent look and feel, while the smoking section boasts a breezy balcony with panoramic vistas of the Sandton CBD skyline.

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